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Sumopedia offers short videos to enrich your sumo experience. Learn about techniques, traditions, and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple, but the more you know, the more you see.

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What is the Juryo division?


How does GRAND SUMO go on the air?

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Yukata

#55
Nobori

#54
Ceremonial guards

#53
Tokudawara

#46
Self-inflicted loss

#45
Dodging

#43
Ring names

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Ottsuke


The Secret of Uwatenage

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Sumo Hair Expert

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Ryogoku

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Ring Entering Ceremony

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Starting a Bout

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Sumo Drum Beats


What happens at sumo training school?

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Sumo Training School

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Live Sumo Broadcasting


Ryogoku - the Place to Learn about Sumo

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Dressing Room

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Special Prizes

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Ceremonial Hand Gestures

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Push and Thrust Style

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Belt Fighting Style


Seeing Sumo in Kokugikan

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Leg Tripping Techniques

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Salt Tossing

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Gold Star Victory

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Yobidashi

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Rank of Ozeki


Real Life of Rikishi


Provincial Tours

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The Floating Roof

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Kinjite (Forbidden Moves)

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Becoming a Sumo Wrestler

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Throwing Techniques

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Yorikiri (Frontal force out)

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How to See Grand Sumo

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Putting on Mawashi

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Basic Sumo Training

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Sumo Stables

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Banzuke (Rankings)

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Foreign-Born Rikishi

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Bow Twirling Ceremony

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Sagari (Sumo Belt Cords)

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Gyoji Shouts

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Championship Prizes

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Sumo Topknot

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Mono-ii (Judges' Objection)

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Gyoji's Attire

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Prize Money

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Rivals: Akebono and Takanohana

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Yokozuna Ring-Entering Ceremony

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Mawashi

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Rituals in the Sumo Ring

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Dohyo

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Kokugikan

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Chanko-nabe

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Gyoji

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Techniques

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Tachiai

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Yokozuna

Rikishi

Yukata

Ring names

Sumo Training School

Rank of Ozeki

Becoming a Sumo Wrestler

Putting on Mawashi

Basic Sumo Training

Sumo Stables

Banzuke (Rankings)

Foreign-Born Rikishi

Rivals: Akebono and Takanohana

Mawashi

Chanko-nabe

Yokozuna

Bouts

Self-inflicted loss

Dodging

Ottsuke

Starting a Bout

Dressing Room

Push and Thrust Style

Belt Fighting Style

Leg Tripping Techniques

Kinjite (Forbidden Moves)

Throwing Techniques

Yorikiri (Frontal force out)

Gyoji Shouts

Mono-ii (Judges' Objection)

Techniques

Tachiai

Traditions

Nobori

Ceremonial guards

Tokudawara

Sumo Hair Expert

Ring Entering Ceremony

Sumo Drum Beats

Ceremonial Hand Gestures

Salt Tossing

Yobidashi

Bow Twirling Ceremony

Sagari (Sumo Belt Cords)

Sumo Topknot

Gyoji's Attire

Yokozuna Ring-Entering Ceremony

Rituals in the Sumo Ring

Dohyo

Gyoji

Stadium

Ryogoku

Live Sumo Broadcasting

Special Prizes

Gold Star Victory

The Floating Roof

How to See Grand Sumo

Championship Prizes

Prize Money

Kokugikan

Raja’s Reports

What is the Juryo division?

How does GRAND SUMO go on the air?

The Secret of Uwatenage

What happens at sumo training school?

Ryogoku - the Place to Learn about Sumo

Seeing Sumo in Kokugikan

Real Life of Rikishi

Provincial Tours